1. Peace is not merely the absence of conflict.
2. Peace is a personal relationship with God
3. This personal relationship is dependent on what Jesus Christ did. God sees Christians through Christ; He is well-pleased with us because God the Father is well-pleased with Jesus Christ, God the Son, who perfectly obeyed God and perfectly loved God. He presented his perfect record in our place, and took our record of sin on himself and received the punishment for our sin when he died on the Cross 2000 years ago.